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CLEAR Video Library

This web page serves as a repository for all CLEAR-related videos. We will contiue to add links to videos as they become available.

Want to see more CLEAR-related videos? Check out our CLEAR Webinar Library and 2011 CLEAR Webinar Series Schedule. 

Luck Isn't Enough: the Fight for Clean Water

From CLEAR's CT NEMO Program

1995. Run Time: 00:13:40

A NEMO classic and winner of an international film industry award for creative excellence. This educational video was produced for the general public on non-point source pollution—its causes, effects and what individuals and communities can do to combat it.

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Stormwater 101 (Nonpoint Source Pollution)

From CLEAR's CT NEMO Program

2007. Run Time: 00:05:06

This video provides some basic background information on what nonpoint source pollution is and why it is a problem. It is useful to anyone who is trying to get a basic understanding of what impacts nonpoint source pollution has on our local water bodies. This video was made for use on the Jordan Cove Urban Watershed Project website, a collaborative effort between the University of Connecticut's Department of Natural Resources and the Environment and CLEAR and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

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Roles & Responsibilities of Local Commissioners

From CLEAR's Land Use Academy

The videos in this section survey the basics of serving on a land use commission. Organized by commission, the videos cover the enabling legislation that permits land use commissions to exist, the requirements, roles and responsibilities of each commission and how municipal commissions interact with one another.

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Map Reading for Site Plan Review

From CLEAR's Land Use Academy

The videos in this section provide critical tips and basic guidance for reading maps and site plans typically presented to land use commissions. Video instruction includes basic skills such as measuring distances and slope and understanding the uses of scale and topography.

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Impervious Cover TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load)

From CLEAR's CT NEMO Program

The Eagleville Brook TMDL was developed as a way to deal with streams impaired by poorly understood urbanization-related impacts. Its location is the Eagleville Brook, a small watershed in northeastern Connecticut that drains much of the University of Connecticut campus. The project's website contains information on this ongoing project, including a small collection of random videos created by the CT NEMO group about the Eagleville Brook IC TMDL project. The IC-TMDL Project is a partnership of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, the University of Connecticut, and the Town of Mansfield, Connecticut.

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CT Environmental Conditions Online (ECO) Tutorials

From the CT ECO Website

An Overview of Data Guides and Resource Guides on the CT ECO Website

Run Time: 00:05:27

This short training tutorial provides a brief overview of how to access and utilize the Data Guides and Resource Guides within the CT ECO website. CT ECO is a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and the University of Connecticut.

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Using the Map Catalog in CT ECO

Run Time: 00:07:33

This short training tutorial provides a brief overview of how to access and utilize the static PDF maps available from the CT ECO website. CT ECO is a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and the University of Connecticut.

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Using the Simple Map Viewer in CT ECO

Run Time: 00:11:32

This short training tutorial provides a brief overview of how to access and utilize the Simple Map Viewer available from the CT ECO website. CT ECO is a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and the University of Connecticut

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